Extension Division

Demitrios Papadopoulos is a  candidate for the Master of Music degree studying Wind Conducting at Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of the Arts. Originally from Syracuse, New York, he earned his Bachelor's in Music Education at Syracuse University with a Performance Honors in Tuba. Currently, He is a brass Instructor for the Rutgers University Marching Scarlet Knights. Demitri specializes in private lessons on tuba, euphonium, and trombone, as well as any brass instrument. He has taught a variety of levels and welcomes all ages for lessons.
Mr. Ferreyra-Mansilla was the winner of the Grand Prize from the Philadelphia Competition and is currently active a performer and teaching artist. a
Pierre began his musical studies with the Suzuki method at the age of nine.  He received his Bachelor of Music degree from Mannes College and his Master of Music degree at the Juilliard School.
Pierre is a seasoned teacher and has extensive experience working with students of diverse ages. He has taught at the Aspen Festival in Aspen, Colorado.

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Posting date: Thursday, March 22, 2018, 10:40 a.m.

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Alex Clough is a pianist, keyboardist, and composer on the New York music scene.  Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, Alex was exposed early on to New York City's cultural scene and, after graduating with a B.A. from Tufts University and an M.M. from SUNY Purchase (Master of Music), embarked on a journey to find his place in the city's artistic milieu.  
A. Gokce Erem was born in Istanbul, Turkey. She developed a strong interest in music at a very early age when she started to learn the piano. After finishing primary school in 1994, Gokce continued her studies at I.T.U. Turkish State Musical Conservatory. The following year, she auditioned to study classical music at Istanbul University State Conservatory and was accepted to study violin with Venyamin Warshavsky. Gokce received her Master of Music degree, cum laude, from Istanbul University State Conservatory in June 2011, studying with Venyamin Varsavsky.